Terms of Use

All access and use of this site is governed by these Terms of Use, as well as our Privacy Policy.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SITE AND YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SITE IMMEDIATELY, AS VIOLATION OF THE TERMS CAN LEAD TO LEGAL LIABILITY.   OCEAN SYSTEMS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD, REMOVE OR OTHERWISE TO MODIFY PORTIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE AND/OR OF THE PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME.   PLEASE CHECK THESE TERMS OF USE AND THE PRIVACY POLICY PERIODICALLY FOR CHANGES.   YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY SERVICES PRIVIDED BY THIS SITE FOLLOWING ANY POSTED CHANGES TO THESE TERMS SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE NEW TERMS.

Only persons aged 21 or over may register with and use this site, without regard to whether an adult actually owns the registration or parental/guardian permission.

Use of, and membership in, this website and its Services are void where prohibited. While we, Ocean Systems, make reasonable efforts to ensure that this website is available at all times, we do not guarantee, represent or warrant that this website or its Services will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we do not guarantee that Users will be able to access or use all of the features and Services at all times.

Registration Obligation

To access and utilize certain Services on this website, Users will be required to register and become members (‘Members’), which will require You to provide certain information about Yourself. If You register as a Member, You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about Yourself as requested (‘Registration Information’). You further agree as follows:

  • To refrain from impersonating or falsely representing Your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • To maintain and update the Registration Information;
  • To maintain a valid e-mail address at all times and promptly update your profile with any changes to your e-mail;
  • To be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your account and password and any and all consequences of use or misuse of Your account and password.

Be Thoughtful About Your Postings

Registered Users/Members should choose carefully the information or other Content that You upload or post on this website. You are not permitted to upload photographs containing nudity or obscene, lewd, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable and/or illegal subject matter.

Advertisements are prohibited without our express written authorization.

If you post content or submit material to this iste, you grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant us and our sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if we or they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; and that use of the content does not violate these Terms.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion and judgment, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting by You, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate Your access to all or any part of this website or its Services at any time, for any reason or for no reason, without prior notice, and without liability.

Link Policy

Participants may post hypertext links to content hosted and maintained by third parties within our members area and forums. Links to third party sites provided by Ocean Systems or other members are for informational purposes only and no endorsement, recommendation or relationship of any kind is meant to be implied, where it is not specifically stated within the context.  3rd Party Linked Sites are not under our control, and we do not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available or not available at such linked sites.

Notice and Take Down Procedures – Copyright Claims

If you believe any postings or other materials posted to this site infringe your copyright or other intellectual property, you may request removal of those materials by contacting us, and we will take action to investigate and remove the material as quickly as possible.

Modifications to the Site Features & Availability

We reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, to delete, modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this site (or any part thereof, including any postings) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any deletion, modification, suspension or discontinuance of the features or services provided by this site.

We also do not guarantee or warrant that any Content that you may have uploaded or otherwise used in connection with Your profile or account will not be subject to inadvertent damage, corruption, or destruction. You are responsible for backing up and saving any images, files, and other Content shared through this website or its Services.  We assume no responsibility if this site or any of its Services become unavailable for any reason or fail to meet your requirements or needs.

Legal Disputes

This Agreement or any claim, cause of action or dispute (“claim”) arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Maryland regardless of your country of origin or where you access this site from, and notwithstanding of any conflicts of law principles and the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods. You and Ocean Systems agree that all claims arising out of or related to this Agreement must be resolved exclusively by a state or federal court located in Montgomery County, Maryland.